This Day in History: 2022-04-26
1938: Jack Bailey is born in Peterborough, Ontario.
1951: Billy Newton-Davis of The Nylons fame is born in Cleveland, Ohio.
1951: Reign Ghost‘s Bob Bryden is born in Ottawa.
1969: The Guess Who release their WHEATFIELD SOUL album in the US.
1977: Ralph Carlson releases what would become his biggest selling album, DON’S BARBER SHOP.
1979: Harold Macintyre is in Brampton, Ontario for a show at The Royal Oak Room.
1980: Anne Murray appears on the cover of Today Magazine.
1986: Platinum Blonde see “Somebody Somewhere” peak at #82 on Billboard’s chart for the second straight week. It’s the only time the band ever makes Billboard.
1986: Anne Murray tops Billboard’s country chart with “Now & Forever.”
1996: Cowboy Junkies peak at #75 on Billboard’s chart with “A Common Disaster.”
2005: Steppenwolf release the self explanatory LIVE IN LOUISVILLE CD.
2005: Joni Mitchell releases her SONGS OF A PRAIRIE GIRL album.
2007: Sheepdogs release their debut album, TRYING TO GROW.
2010: Kim Mitchell is in Buffalo, NY for a show at The Tralf.
2014: The Dead South release their sophomore album, GOOD COMPANY while playing to a sold out crowd at The Owl in Regina.
2014: Trews are in Toronto for a show at the Danforth Music Hall.
2016: Philip Kives, the man behind K-Tel and Canada’s answer to Ron Popeil, dies peacefully at the age of 87.
2017: Scalefighter release their new single, “Womb To Womb.”
2019: Danko Jones releases his new album, A ROCK SUPREME.